Category Archives: Motherhood

The End of Maternity Leave

Well, my twelve weeks of maternity leave end after tomorrow. I’m not taking enough photos of S. It’s been over a week and a half since I took one. Oh no, wait, I took one Friday when she was 12 … Continue reading

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Obama Visits CT

R was lucky enough as a student of one of our local universities to score a free ticket to hear Obama speak. Lucky for me he wanted me to go. I took our 10 week old baby with me! I … Continue reading

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M love love loves to read. R will actually sneak in some of his own reading time by asking her to get a stack of books, bring them out on the couch and “read” with him.  This means he reads … Continue reading

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Maybe the Difference is Me.

I keep saying that it’s going so much better this time around than last time around.  I think S is a different baby than M, there are many circumstances that are different, and I am just different too.  I think … Continue reading

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Challenging Week

    It’s been a challenging week but we’re doing pretty well.  S is doing a great job at night – feeding often, but going back to sleep usually after each feeding.  M had a fever (from an ear infection) … Continue reading

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Simone’s Birth Story

On Thursday, at 38 weeks pregnant, I had an OB appointment.  I was surprised to hear that I was already 4cm dilated.  I’d been having a lot of Braxton Hicks contractions and was getting really uncomfortable and in pain. (I … Continue reading

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My Buddy

This is my buddy. My girl. My bubba. My monkey. Me and you and you and me. I can’t believe I’m having a baby in 11 weeks. Even more than that, I can’t believe I’ll have two kids in 11 … Continue reading

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Up for the Challenge?

Last week was a challenging one for me with this little one. After several weeks of being sick, I was just plain tired. R was working all but one night last week.  She’s a typical two year old, independent and … Continue reading

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Whites, Yellows, Ducks and Frogs

Looks like we’ll be seeing a lot of neutral colors around here in the coming months. At least I’m not a big fan of pink anyhow!  Yesterday we tried one last time to determine the gender of baby #2 but … Continue reading

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The Routine

Well, we’re back in the swing of things. While the grind can be tiring, I do love a good routine and it feels like we’ve got a good thing going. And oh man, we’re adding another baby to this mix … Continue reading

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